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Mixed Berry and Custard Tart

The trick to this tart is to make the crust beforehand–it needs to cool before you glaze it, chill it, and then fill it. But it’s all worth it. The crust really tastes like shortbread–my mom liked it so much she suggested next time just rolling out the dough, using cookie cutters and baking shortbread […]

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Raspberry-Filled Yellow Cake with Coconut Frosting

My little sister’s birthday was last week, and to celebrate, my older sister and I baked this lovely gluten-free and vegan cake. The frosting and cake recipe are from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook, and the raspberry filling recipe we found online. This cake was really good, though, like most gluten-free and vegan cakes, […]

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Swedish Cardamon Cookies

These traditional Swedish Christmas cookies are also known as Pepper Kakar. They’re full of spices (cinnamon, cloves and cardamom), and go great with a glass of cold rice milk. Cardamom is the main spice in masala chai in South Asia and the familiar chai latte of Starbucks fame. This recipe is from Cybele Pascal’s The […]

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Linzer Tart Cookies

For Christmas, I decided to make special cookies. So I tried my hand at Linzer tarts. The recipe I used is from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. Basically, it was amazing. The cookies soaked in some of the jam and remained moist and delicious for days. If you want to impress someone with gluten-free […]

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